BioFax Quiz 16 - Hormones:
 
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1.Decreases blood glucose level:
  
 
2.Increases blood calcium level:
  
 
3.Released by thyroid gland:
  
 
4.Stimulates release of ACTH from anterior pituitary:
  
 
5.Causes ovulation:
  
 
6."Anger" hormone released from adrenal medulla:
  
 
7.Antagonistic to insulin with respect to blood sugar:
  
 
8.Hypersecretion (too much) causes high blood pressure due to water retention:
  
 
9.Stimulates immune system:
  
 
10.Released by pineal gland:
  
 
11.Triggers the thyroid gland to release thyroxine:
  
 
12.Increases sodium reabsorption:
  
 
13.Stimulates milk production:
  
 
14.Stimulates red blood cell production:
  
 
15.Antagonistic to aldosterone with respect to sodium reabsorption:
  
 
16. An increase in this hormone occurs in the evening and makes you feel drowsy:
  
 
17. This hormone is a modified amino acid:
  
 
18.This hormone is a steroid:
  
 
19. The mechanism of action of steroid hormones does NOT involve:
  
 
20. This hormone binds to a receptor inside the cell instead of on the cell membrane:
  
 
21. Elevates metabolism and body temperature:
  
 
22. Hypothalamic hormone that causes FSH and LH release from anterior pituitary:
  
 
23.Target for FSH:
  
 
24.Hormone made in the hypothalamus but stored in the posterior pituitary:
  
 
25. Mineral that is part of the structure of thyroid hormone:
  
 
26. Goiter is a swelling in the neck caused by too much ____ from the anterior pituitary:
  
 
27. Also known as growth hormone:
  
 
28. Hormone pair that can increase blood sugar:
  
 
29. A mineralocorticoid hormone from the adrenal gland:
  
 
30. Stress hormone that reduces inflammation:
  
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